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BART board to hear tips today on avoiding strikes

A consultant who was hired by BART's board of directors to try to prevent strikes in the future will present her recommendations...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:47 am | 7 comments | 362 Views

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Hundreds gather for 'TEA Party' on tax day

As people rushed to put their tax filings in the mail by today's deadline at the post office on Black Avenue, hundreds of...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by What tea party? , on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:42 pm | 88 comments | 2303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air quality agency orders another 'Spare the Air' day

A second straight Spare the Air alert has been issued for the Bay Area for Friday because of unhealthy ozone pollution levels...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 12, 2014 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to continue modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board voted 3-2 against the motion to rescind June's approval of the "modified lite" calendar for the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 12, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 109 comments | 6907 Views

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A day to remember

Today, like Pearl Harbor and the Challenger disaster, is a day we remember -- where we were, what we were doing, the terrible...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by caywen, on Sep 12, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 11 comments | 1236 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fired up about Spare the Air days?

Yesterday was a Spare the Air day. Today is a Spare the Air day. While nobody is thinking about sitting in front of a nice...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 12, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 4 comments | 586 Views

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Cholo says he is leaving this forum!

Posted by CHOLO, a resident of Livermore, 2 hours ago Due to the overwhelming hate towards me I have decided to move on...

Original post made by Amber on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:30 am | 28 comments | 1819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board sticks with new calendar

The Pleasanton school board voted 3-2 against the motion to rescind June's approval of the "modified lite" calendar for the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Groaner, on Sep 12, 2014 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 973 Views

AROUND TOWN

I've Said It Before! Build a 3rd Walmart in Downtown Pleasanton!!!

I've said it before folks! So you want to bring life back to Downtown Pleasanton? What we need to do is get rid of all these...

Original post made by Buford on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ray, on Sep 11, 2014 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 1196 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton's soccer season 2014 opens with parade on Main Street

Hundreds of youngsters paraded down Main Street in Pleasanton Saturday to mark the opening day of games among the Ballistic...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 11, 2014 at 5:52 pm | 19 comments | 1924 Views

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West Las Positas bunking bronco

Does anyone know when the City plans to correct the dangerous road sinking issues occurring on the stretch do W. Las Positas...

Original post made by Me on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Me, on Sep 11, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 8 comments | 375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone know why AVHS has NEW NO GUEST Policy regarding Homecoming Dance?

Can someone please fill me in on the NEW Amador Valley High School Homecoming policy? So a AVHS student CAN NOT take even...

Original post made by Why????? on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 11, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 7 comments | 931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rude behavior in PUSD front office?

Hi folks, The PUSD front office personnel is apparently very rude and contemptuous of parents, and also of others including...

Original post made by concerned parent on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Corky, on Sep 11, 2014 at 7:13 am | 3 comments | 362 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Sept. 11

The air was extraordinarily crisp and clear, and the sky unusually blue when I emerged from the subway station on Sept. 11,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Deborah, on Sep 10, 2014 at 10:15 pm | 9 comments | 1326 Views

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So green

Has anyone noticed how green Val Vista Park is? I lived there for many years and never noticed. I thought there was a water...

Original post made by Val vista alumni on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kiko, on Sep 10, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 203 Views

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Lowe's to pay $1.6 million in settlement for mislabeled building materials

Lowe's Home Centers was ordered to pay a $1.6 million settlement in a California consumer protection action for allegations...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Designer, on Sep 10, 2014 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 1169 Views

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Lions Wayside, Delucchi parks plan on Parks & Rec agenda Thursday

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will consider a plan for improving and enlarging Lions Wayside and Delucchi...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Inge, on Sep 10, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 6 comments | 974 Views

RESTAURANTS

Planners OK McKay's Taphouse on Main Street

The Pleasanton Planning Commission, with the support of the Pleasanton Downtown Association, has approved a bid by Barbara...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 10, 2014 at 4:42 pm | 18 comments | 3433 Views

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Obituaries

William F. Burns Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6045 posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 9, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 30 comments | 2092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School faculty, staff surprise 14 children with new bikes

Hart Middle School teachers and staff in Pleasanton built and delivered 14 bicycles for children in the San Leandro Parks...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Angry , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 2911 Views
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